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Pokémon Go also means ‘ka-ching’

If your kids are turning into Pokémon fanatics, it could cost you and in more ways than you think. Although the Pokémon Go game is free, there are several ways to enhance the gaming experience that can dent your wallet.

Cityscape

Kansas, Kansas City restaurant health inspections for July 22

Area restaurants with 7 or more priority or critical health code violations: Bar Louie in the Power & Light District, Blanc Burgers + Bottles, Casa Agave, The Cheesecake Factory on the Plaza, China King, China 1 Cafe, The Classic Cup, the Dubliner, Fiorella’s Jack Stack Barbecue on the Plaza, Fogo de Chao, Jimmy’s Jigger-Jazz A Louisiana Kitchen, KC Grill ’N Kabob, King’s Chef, P.F. Chang’s on the Plaza, Roni’s Pub and Kitchen, Sakura Japanese Restaurant, Sutera’s at Shawnee Crossing, Sweet Tomatoes, Taj Palace, Throwback, Wal-Mart in Bonner Springs, and Wendy’s on State Line.

Cityscape

Could Westport champagne bar Ça Va lose its liquor license?

The city’s Regulated Industries Division said Ça Va did not meet its minimum food sales requirement for a restaurant-bar license. It could apply for a tavern license but Regulated Industries said Westport already has too many tavern licenses. Ça Va opened in March 2014, specializing in champagne cocktails, along with boutique wines from France, Italy, Spain and the U.S.

Videos

Demolition begins at Olathe's Great Mall of the Great Plains

Starting with the movie theaters, demolition of the Great Mall of the Great Plains began on Monday. The project is expected to take five months (Video by Shane Keyser | skeyser@kcstar.com).
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Demolition begins at Olathe's Great Mall of the Great Plains 0:19

Demolition begins at Olathe's Great Mall of the Great Plains

Chicken N Pickle opens in North KC 0:53

Chicken N Pickle opens in North KC

Rock & Run Brewery and Pub back open in Liberty after wall collapse in May 0:57

Rock & Run Brewery and Pub back open in Liberty after wall collapse in May

A look at Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers in Westport 0:56

A look at Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers in Westport